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Meet The Fleet


Published 1940


Technicolor dramatized recruiting short made by WB for the U.S. Navy. Film is also known as "Anchors Aweigh."

Follows 3 recruits through boot camp in San Diego. It stars George Reeves and "Dennis the Menace's dad."

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Run time 20 minutes 18 seconds
Producer Warner Brothers Studios
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English

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Reviewer: RLT - - December 28, 2014
Subject: USS PENNSYLVANIA (BB-38) USS CHANDLER (DD-206) USS SOUTHARD (DD-207) USS HOVEY (DD-208) USS SARGO (SS-188)
If the battleship from 00:30-01:12 is the same BB from 20:03-20:11, it's USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) and if not, it's USS Arizona (BB-39); the three ships from 11:33-11:35 are Clemson-class destroyers USS Hovey (DD-208), USS Chandler (DD-206), and USS Southard (DD-207); the sub from 11:45-11:49 is Sargo-class submarine USS Sargo (SS-188). Also, the carrier from 00:30-00:32,00:48-00:49,00:56-00:58 and 01:08-01:12 is Lexington-class carrier USS Lexington (CV-2) or USS Saratoga (CV-3).
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